Employment and Training

Supporting people into employment Eng

The teams at the hubs provide a community based advisory service which works to increase the employability of people who are not in employment, education or training and who face complex barriers to employment. 

Delivered through a number of national initiatives for different age groups support includes:

  • One to one mentoring;
  • Access to a wide range of training, work experience and volunteering opportunities;
  • Training for specific qualifications;
  • Employability skills - including updating CV's, job applications and interview preparation;
  • Confidence building;
  • Emotional support;
  • Help and advice with travel, childcare or caring responsibilities;
  • Guidance and support to access the internet for online job applications;
  • Financial advice and support;
  • Academic support - including study skills;
  • Support for literacy, numeracy, digital literacy;
  • Taster sessions for progression to further learning.

Inspire to Achieve

Working with Careers Wales and further education colleges, the Inspire to Achieve scheme aims to reduce and prevent early school and college leaving - providing other ways into education and training.

The team can help young people through any difficulty which may put them at risk of dropping out of school or college or being withdrawn from a course.

Inspire to Work

Works with young people aged 16-24 years who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) and face barriers to re-engagement in education, employment and training.

For more information email inspire@newport.gov.uk  

Journey to Work

Helps economically inactive and long-term unemployed people aged 25 and over, helping them to find the skills and confidence needed for work.

For more information email Journey2Work@newport.gov.uk  

Skills at Work

Helps to increase skill levels, including work skills, of people who are at work and have no or low skills by providing support to gain qualifications, helping to sustain employment and increase earnings potential.

For more information email Skills.AtWork@newport.gov.uk